Qualified Social Worker, Cardiff Council, Children Project Court Team


Ref: EN231-147

Sector: Social Work
Division: Childrens Services
Specialist Area: Social Worker
Location: Cardiff
Job type: Contract
Salary (per hour): Negotiable dependent on experience and pay scheme selected
Reference: EN231-147

Job Description

Qualified Social Worker, Cardiff Council, Children Project Court Team - Must be a Qualified Social Worker with a minimum of 2 years+ UK Social Worker experience within a Children's Social Work team

Our client is looking for a qualified Social Worker with 2 years+ UK Social Worker experience within a Children’s Social Work team

The team work extremely well together to ensure the safety of children under the close supervision of a supportive Team Manager

The responsibilities will include:

• Children (0-18) social workers to work on a fixed term project
• Project is suited to experienced social workers who thrive on working at pace, the cut and thrust of sharp end social work and outside of normal team’s activities
• Work independently and, at times, decisively. It is essential that the social worker is able to assimilate and assess complex information quickly, or work with very limited information
• The project team take referrals from intake and assessment and work on back log clearance working through ‘out of timescale’ court processes, in both private and public law case. The social worker will at times be starting from the back foot
• Case managing a varied and diverse case load, with a full case load allocation, many of which will already be in proceedings
• Essential that Social Workers are able to work independently & with light touch management. Social Workers will have an assigned base but will have full agile working without a requirement to be office based
• Social Workers will have full administrative support and easy access to the Team Manager as a sounding board, support and supervision as required
• This is an exciting opportunity for Social Workers who are experienced in, and enjoy, court work
• 37 hours per week (flexible by negotiation)
• 3 month Temporary Contract
• Start date subject to DBS and reference clearance

Successful candidates will benefit from:

• A Kindle Fire upon commencement of contract (see terms)
• £20 Amazon voucher if registration is completed within 2 weeks (see terms)
• Competitive pay rates
• Weekly payroll
• Free access to a comprehensive online training portal worth£500 a year
• Your own dedicated consultant with extensive social work knowledge
• Receive up to £250 for each referred worker (see terms)

The successful candidate will need to hold a DipSW or equivalent must be registered with the HCPC, have a current DBS and be a car driver.

Please call the recruitment team where you will speak to one of our dedicated consultants on 0333 1234 530


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